category: american

[update] Religion & the Environment in Contemp. Lit. (ALA Symp: God & the American Writer, TX, Feb 15); due 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for a proposed panel at the God & the American Writer Symposium o

How Can We Believe? The Death of God in Contemp. Fiction (ALA Symp: God & the Am. Writer, TX), Feb 15, due 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the God & the American Writer Symposium

[UPDATE] Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate s

Network Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

A one day symposium
April 25, 2015

The University of Kentucky
Center Theater, Student Center
10 am – 5pm
Free and open to the public

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice provides an international forum for all those writing, reading, translating or publishing the short story in all its diverse forms, including flash fiction, the no

[Update - deadline extended] Comedy: From the Arts to Cultural Industry (28-29 Nov 2014) (Abstract: 30 Sep)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Taipei Tech.
contact email: 
louislo@ntut.edu.tw

November 28-29, 2014

4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies Organized by Department of English, Taipei Tech.

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Studies Centre, University of Innsbruck (Austria) / Canadian Literature Center, University of Alberta (Canada)
contact email: 
ursula.moser@uibk.ac.at / carriere@ualberta.ca

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

Écriture de la crise : dans la tourmente et au-delà
Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

Black Theatre Association Call for Papers for ATHE 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

Black Theatre Association (BTA)
Call for Papers
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2015 Conference
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel — Montréal, Québec, Canada

Poems Invited for Dec. 2014 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 26th Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Cyberwit seeks to publish the best in Poetry from novoices to established poets. Our published Anthologies and Journal Taj Mahal Review have poems that are sensuous, picturesque and impassioned.

20th Southwest English Symposium CFP Abstract Deadline Dec 1st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

TRANSITIONS

CRIME AND CONCEALMENT (Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of ‘Crime/Concealment’ for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an

[UPDATE] The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

As LGBTQ Studies finds disciplinary space on a growing number of university and college campuses, questions about the cultural and intellectual effects of academic institutionalization have become pro

452ºF CFP: Chinese imaginary in other literatures (January 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

CFP for the thirteenth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.

A New Nation of Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Watts / ACCUTE
contact email: 
11cw18@queensu.ca

ASECS, March 2014 in Los Angeles, CA, panel sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists, “Interrogating Methodologies in Eig

full name / name of organization: 
American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
JAJHoward@me.com

This panel seeks to explore the numerous ways scholars are approaching eighteenth century American texts and topics.

[MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline 30 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers about the use/depiction/influence of religion/spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures (including pop culture) are invited.

Prophetic Fragments: The Humanities and the Past, Present, and Future (02/28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Prophetic Fragments:
Humanities Past, Present, and Future

Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College

New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

The City That Never Sleeps and the City of Angels. Gotham and the Dream Factory.

CFP The Canadian Alternative: Canadian Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels (due Date April 30 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman, editors of Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, and Seth: Conversations for the University Press of Mississippi, are editing a collection of essays p

[UPDATE] National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image - deadline extended and Kate Bornstein Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Cabrini College
contact email: 
filling@cabrini.edu

Just a few updates about our upcoming National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image…

CFP: Assemble!: The Making and Re-Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Donaldson/Florida Southwestern State College
contact email: 
WSvitavsky@Rollins.edu

Call for Papers
Assemble!: The Making and Re-Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Wreck Park Literary Journal calling for creative writing submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park: A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism
contact email: 
prose.wreckpark@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

Publication ‘Crime Uncovered: Anti-heroes’ 300 word proposal by 1/10/14 (full papers January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Stewart/Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

This collection of essays will focus on the anti-heroes of Crime Fiction in order to give readers a greater insight into these characters.

Conference- Reimagining American History in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
Reimagining.history@gmail.com

Reimagining American History in Film and Media

A Two Day International Conference at Tel Aviv University, The English and American Studies Department.

June 14-15, 2015.

The XVII Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Conference: April 24-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com; dpizappi@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu

The XVII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference:
April 24-27, 2015

Shaker Village—Pleasant Hill, Kentucky
&
St. Catharine College—Springfield, Kentucky

CFP: Popular Culture & Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Festivals & Faires Area, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015; Abstract Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

O’Neill & Ecocriticism (due Nov. 21 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
39th Annual Comparative Drama Conference, March 26-28, 2015
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

Although Eugene O’Neill wrote decades before the emergence of Ecocriticism and Eco-theater, his plays reverberate with concerns about human relationships with the environment, including apprehension

"Thomas Merton and Imagination" (11/1/2014,3/26-28/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Weis SSJ/ International Thomas Merton Society
contact email: 
mweis9@naz.edu

Special Topics CFP Template

Call for Papers: "Thomas Merton and Imagination" at CEA 2015

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS

War, Remembered: 200 Years of Nostalgia and (Post)Memory (due 1 November 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Mangoutas / ACCUTE
contact email: 
21aim2@queensu.ca

Samuel Hynes identifies the Great War as “the great imaginative event”: “not a falsification of reality, but […] the accepted interpretation of the war, repeated in texts written by authors wh

ASECS, 19-22 March 2015 (LAX) - Landscape and Sensory Perception

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
broomej1@wpunj.edu

ASECS 2015: Landscape and Sensory Perception - Roundtable Discussion

The Backbone Journal: What Does the International Black Community Have to do with the W. Montague Cobb Collection?

full name / name of organization: 
Howard University- W. Montague Cobb Research Lab
contact email: 
cobbresearchlab@gmail.com

The W.

Flannery O' Connor at 90

full name / name of organization: 
Spartanburg Methodist College
contact email: 
bayneh@smcsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O’CONNOR AT 90

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College, New York
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture: Cannibalism in Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for ASLE Conference 2015 (Moscow, ID)
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibals in Fiction

Call for Presentation Abstracts for organized panel
11th Biennial ASLE Conference, June 23-27, 2015 in Moscow, Idaho

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